Wind Ensemble, Symphonic, and Campus Bands 

Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 7:30pm
$10 all tickets
Woodwinds
Woodwinds

The UW Wind Ensemble, Symphonic, and Concert Bands present works by David Stanhope, Arnold Schoenberg, Leonard Bernstein, and others. 

WIND ENSEMBLE

Tim Salzman, Doug Morin, Mark Tse, conductors

Olympic Fireworks, by David Stanhope (written for opening of Sydney Olympic games)
Doug Morin, conductor

Theme and Variations, by Arnold Schoenberg
Mark Tse, conductor

Les Couleurs Fauves, by Karel Husa

SYMPHONIC BAND

Alison Farley, Lisa Mansfield, conductors

Celebration Fanfare, by J. Tower

Slava!  by L. Bernstein

Intermezzo, by H. Provost

Sinfonia XIV: Transcendental Vienna, by T. Broege. 

 

CONDUCTOR BIOS

Tim Salzman, Wind Ensemble

Timothy Salzman is in his twenty-ninth year at the University of Washington where he serves as Professor of Music/Director of Concert Bands, is conductor of the University Wind Ensemble and teaches students enrolled in the graduate instrumental conducting program. Former students from the University of Washington occupy positions at numerous institutions of higher education and public schools throughout the United States. Prior to his appointment at the UW he served for four years as Director of Bands at Montana State University where he founded the MSU Wind Ensemble. From 1978 to 1983 he was band director in the Herscher, Illinois, public school system where the band program received several regional and national awards in solo/ensemble, concert and marching band competition. Professor Salzman holds degrees from Wheaton (IL) College (Bachelor of Music Education), and Northern Illinois University (Master of Music in low brass performance), and studied privately with Arnold Jacobs, former tubist of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. He has numerous publications for bands with the C. L. Barnhouse, Arranger's Publications, Columbia Pictures, Hal Leonard Publishing and Nihon Pals publishing companies, and has served on the staff of new music reviews for The Instrumentalist magazine. Professor Salzman has been a conductor, adjudicator or arranger for bands throughout the United States and in Canada, England, South Korea, Indonesia, Thailand, Russia, Singapore, the Philippines, China, and Japan, a country he has visited twenty-one times. Recently he has frequently travelled to Beijing where he served as visiting professor at the Beijing Conservatory, conducted the People's Liberation Army Band in two concerts (2009/10), and has given master classes for numerous wind bands including a concert appearance at the National Center for the Performing Arts in Tianenmen Square with the Beijing Wind Orchestra, the first professional wind ensemble in Beijing. He also adjudicated the Singapore Youth Festival National Concert Band Championships twice in the past four years. Professor Salzman is compiling editor and co-author (with several current and former UW graduate students) of A Composer's Insight: Thoughts, Analysis and Commentary on Contemporary Masterpieces for Wind Band, a five-volume series of books on contemporary wind band composers published by Meredith Music Publications, a subsidiary of the Hal Leonard Corporation. He is an elected member of the American Bandmasters Association and is a past president of the Northwest Division of the College Band Directors National Association.

 

Alison Farley, Symphonic Band

Alison Farley is a Lecturer in the Music Education department at the University of Washington, where she teaches courses in music education, alternative teaching approaches and advises graduate students.  She also serves as a member of the Laboratory for Music Cognition, Culture and Learning.  Her research interests include psychology of music, student directed learning, teacher education and perception and performance of written notation.

In addition to her appointment in Music Education, Dr. Farley is also a research coordinator at the Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences.  She coordinates projects related to group musical interactions and empathy and also synchrony and pro-social behavior in young children.  Dr. Farley also served as a Lecturer in the Ensembles area at UW, directing the Campus Band.

Prior to joining the faculty, Dr. Farley completed her doctoral work at the University of Washington where she was the Graduate Assistant Director for the Husky Marching Band and Assistant Conductor for the Symphonic Band.  Dr. Farley also taught public school in Steelville, Missouri (near St. Louis) where she taught middle and high school band, jazz band and chorus.

Dr. Farley has presented her research at the National Association for Music Education National Conference (NAfME), Asia-Pacific Symposium on Music Education Research (APSMER), International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition (ICMPC), Society for Music Perception and Cognition (SMPC), College Band Directors National Association (CBDNA) Athletic Band Symposium, Northwest Music Educators Conference (NWMENC) and Florida Music Educators Association (FMEA) Conference. 

Dr. Farley holds a BME from the University of Kansas, an MM in Wind Conducting from the University of Louisville and a PhD from the University of Washington.

Mark Tse, Wind Ensemble, Concert Band

Mark Tse is pursuing his doctoral studies in conducting with Timothy Salzman at the University of Washington in Seattle where he regularly conducts the UW Concert Band and is an assistant conductor to the UW Wind Ensemble. He recently won 2nd place with the American Prize competition in the area of college/university wind band with footage from his masters program.
 
Tse completed his masters in conducting with Charles Peltz at the New England Conservatory. While there, he has premiered new works and conducted with NEC’s Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Winds. Tse also helped organize the College Band Directors National Association's regional conference “Crossing Over” which NEC hosted.
 
Tse has been invited to participate as a conducting fellow with scholarship at many symposiums including the Wintergreen Conductors' Summit, the Bard Conductors' Institute, and the Hartt Instrumental Conducting Clinic.
 
In addition to wind ensembles, Tse also conducts orchestras, musical pit bands and jazz ensembles.
 

Lisa Mansfield, Symphonic Band

Lisa Mansfield has had a love of music and dance since she was a young girl.  Lisa was born in Longview, WA and moved when she was 13 to Los Alamost, NM; she considers both places home.  

After high school she attended Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, AZ for three years before transferring to Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, PA; she graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Music Education degree in 2000.  She married her college sweetheart and moved to southern CA.  Mansfield was a middle school band director for five years until her husband's job transferred the couple overseas to Naples, Italy.  

In Naples Mansfield was a general music teacher for grades K-6 for over 450 students at an American Dept. of Defense school.  Her husband was transferred again to Annapolis, MD, and Mansfield found employment as an elementary general/instrumental music teacher for three schools.  Lisa is pursuing a Master's in Music Education at the School of Music. 
 
 
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